"Gen up"

Tony Glaser tonyglaser at MINDSPRING.COM
Thu Mar 1 22:46:22 UTC 2001

>At 09:14 AM 3/1/2001 -0600, you wrote:
> >On NPR news this morning, I heard the reporter say something like "Bush is
> >trying to "gen up" support for his tax cut." I had never before heard that
> >expression. Is it familiar to the rest of you?
> >
> >Dick Heaberlin
> >
>Was it "gin up"?
>Greg Downing, at greg.downing at nyu.edu or gd2 at nyu.edu

It sounded like "gin up" to me, and I think it was Bush who said it,
was it not? And it was a soft "g" as in "gin" not as in "guinea".

Tony Glaser

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